Bakersfield to Antioch Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $54
Fastest Way Train — 4h 58min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 33 lb CO2
Available Modes 4 modes — train, bus, flight and by car
Distance 238 miles
Travel Companies Greyhound, Amtrak
$58 · 4h 58min · 61 lb of CO2
+4 more options
$54 · 5h 55min · 42 lb of CO2
Bakersfield to Suisun City
+4 more options
$246 · 5h 16min · 474 lb of CO2

Bakersfield to Antioch Flights

There are 1 airports — BFL — that make sense to fly out of from Bakersfield and 1 airports — OAK — to access Antioch. The best deals are usually found by flying out of BFL.

$32 · 4h 18min · 49 lb of CO2
Bakersfield to Antioch

Drive from Bakersfield to Antioch

It's 239 miles between Bakersfield to Antioch. On a typical day, it might take between 4h 18min and 4h 31min from Bakersfield to Antioch under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 4h 44min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Antioch by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $32.

What is the best way to travel from Bakersfield to Antioch?

The are 10 different ways across 4 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from Bakersfield to Antioch. If you're only considering the price, you should check out the bus out of Bakersfield towards Hayward, as it is the cheapest to Antioch. It's common to find tickets for as low as $53. Greyhound operates from Bakersfield to Antioch, so you book your trip with them! Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from Bakersfield to Antioch?

On your trip from Bakersfield to Antioch, it is best to book as soon as possible. It won't necessarily help reduce your price by a large amount, but will ensure that you have a spot on the bus or train.

Is the train or the bus better from Bakersfield to Antioch CA?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from Bakersfield to Antioch. There are quite a few things to consider for each. On a positive note, be glad you have the choice! Further, whenever you avoid driving - you don't have to worry about parking, focusing on the road. Additionally - you can focus on reading, work, or just relax.

While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to Antioch is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the Bakersfield/Antioch buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from Bakersfield is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between Bakersfield CA and Antioch during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!

The plus side of taking the train from Bakersfield to Antioch? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of Antioch traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to Antioch is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.

What's the cheapest way from Bakersfield to Antioch?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Bakersfield to Antioch is by bus. The bus costs $54 roughly and will take 5 hours 55 minutes.

How much does Amtrak cost from Bakersfield to Antioch?

Amtrak costs about $62 between Bakersfield and Antioch. In total, the train will take roughly 5 hours 31 minutes and there are no connections that you will have to make. We recommend catching the train at BFD Bakersfield Amtrak, which is 1 miles from Bakersfield. Further, once you arrive at ACA Antioch Amtrak or you will still have 2 miles to Antioch.

How long does it take from Bakersfield to Antioch by car?

The total distance between Bakersfield and Antioch is 239 miles and will take you about 4 hours 18 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $32.

Travel companies on this route

Greyhound Greyhound from Bakersfield to Antioch
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Customer Service Español1-800-531-5332
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Customer Service and Reservations1-800-872-7245
International Visitors215-856-7952
Group Travel Requests1-800-872-1477